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Fall 2021 Semester 
August 27, Friday Faculty/staff opening meeting
August 28, Saturday
Matriculation Convocation
August 30, Monday First day of classes
September 16, ThursdayConstitution and Citizenship Day
Sept. 24-25, Friday-SaturdayFall Fest
October 1-3, Friday-SundayFamily Weekend
Thursday, October 7, 2021Half-semester course withdrawal deadline (with asterisk)*
Friday, October 8, 2021Fall vacation begins, 5 p.m.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021Classes resume, 8 a.m.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021Mid-semester D and F grade reports due
Friday, October 15, 2021Last day for half semester courses
Monday, October 18, 2021Second half-semester courses begin
Wednesday, October 27, 2021Second half-semester course add/drop deadline (without asterisk)*
Monday, November 8, 2021Full-semester course withdrawal deadline (with asterisk)* and
election of satisfactory-unsatisfactory option deadline
Tuesday, November 23, 2021Half-semester course withdrawal deadline (with asterisk)*
November 24-26, Wednesday-Friday Classes suspended; Thanksgiving
December 1, WednesdayCatalyst Day
December 10, Friday Last day of classes
December 13-17, Monday-Friday Final exam period
  • *Transcript indications for “without asterisk” or “with asterisk”: “without asterisk” indicates that the course will not be listed on the transcript; “with asterisk” indicates that course will appear on the transcript noting that the course was dropped after the third full week of classes.
  • **Students are expected to take their examinations at the scheduled times and will not have their schedules changed because of transportation difficulties or job appointments.
  • The Pickard Commons will be closed during the fall, midwinter, and spring vacations. Residence halls will be closed during midwinter vacation, but may remain open during fall and spring breaks if there is sufficient demand.
Spring 2022 Semester 
January 16, SundayResidence halls open for all students, 9 a.m.
January 17, MondayMartin Luther King Jr. Day.
January 18, TuesdayClasses begin, 8 a.m.
March 11, FridaySpring vacation begins, 5 p.m.
March 21, MondayClasses resume
April 20, WednesdayCatalyst Day, classes suspended
April 20, WednesdayAwards Convocation, 7 p.m.
May 3, TuesdayLast day of classes
May 4, WednesdayReading day
May 5, ThursdayFinal examinations begin
May 11, WednesdayLast day of final examinations.
May 15, SundayCommencement